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, wet night to the victims of superstorm sandy. >>> and the handful of multimillionaires trying to have an election victory. how they're adding up the costs and losses the day after the vote. >> good evening. after record temperatures two days ago, a more seasonal weather shift. it's not just rain we'll be dealing with tomorrow. we certainly will have showers out there. high def doppler picking up showers off the peninsula coast line. there it is, the radar. light showers off shore. the big change for everyone, a big drop in temperature. upper level low direct from the gulf of alaska from anchorage, giving us the coolest weather since easter. lasting more than one day. skiers are happy with this winter weather advisory, 3 to 7 inches of new snowfall. some of the higher peaks around here that may see snow and the weekend forecast coming up. >>> the weather on the other side of the country is impacting travelers here in the bay area. the nor'easter has cancelled dozens of flights to the new york area and 21 flights from sfo were grounded today. another ten arrivals were cancelled as well.
, and close this facility down! >> that was the plan. now it's onto plan b. why recovering from sandy may be a lot harder than anyone expected and take a lot longer. - overshadowed by a landmark election. it's been 11 days now since hurricane sandy rd ast coast. >>> it's been 11 days now since hurricane sandy wore the shore on the northeast coast. and while plenty of people have seen their lights come back on, many more are just beginning to realize what they've lost. >> reporter: fema's jean romano took us inside the camp. it was built a week ago. it now houses 4,000 utility workers, first responder, and contractors. >> we have some linemen from canada that are here. the other people are processing in. >> reporter: 200 storm victims also live here now. more show up every day >> we're here to assist them. and we're going to do everything possible to help them. >> reporter: fema hopes to relocate the evacuees within a couple days. >> the goal of everybody in this room is to get the power back on, get into housing, and close this facility down. >> reporter: 11 days after sandy, thousands of
of hurricane sandy. >> in new york, the sun finally came out today and public transit sputtered back to life. the biggest challenge right now is pump th flood water out of -- pumping the flood water out of tunnels. >> i instituted a 15 minute rule on my team. you return everybody's phone calls in 15 minutes. whether it's the mayor's, the governor's, county official, if they need something, we figure out a way to say yes. >> and the amazing numbers are coming in as well. six million people in 13 states still without power tonight. 68 deaths blamed on the storm. and insurance companies say they've got more than 30,000 claims already. >>> on long beach island in new jersey, homes built on the water are in shambles. and the dunes built to protect the houses ended up in the streets. boats were scattered like bath toys on the harbors. the rebuilding will not happen overnight. >> it's just a cleanup now. it's going to take -- my estimation is about two years to get the island back in shape. >> in ocean beach, new jersey, many of the homes will have to be torn down. in other spots, neighbors and sea
. >> and cleaning up after super storm sandy's aftermath where people now, will they have power? we'll have a live report from statten island. >> the beginning of november. we got 80 degrees roading -- readings by this afternoon. warmer still for the start of the workweek. a look at the seven-day forecast coming up. >> it's 8:30 on sunday, november 4th. we fell back an hour overnight. >> i was up nervous half of the night wondering if it was back, ford -- forward, back, forward. never can quite feel comfortable. we have a great show ahead this morning, we're going to talk at about proposition 32, one of the most vocal debates going into tuesday's election. the question about political money in california. >> and that is one of the most confusing. we have that and we're going to start with developing news now in northern california. you go to the dreseer -- grocery store and may find out about this. >> the raley's supermarket chain is out on strike. contracts broke down and the united food and commercial worker's union started picketing. >> the two sides have been arguing over a proposed wage freez
estimated from superstorm sandy could make it the second most expensive storm in u.s. history after hurricane katrina. the estimates are between $30 and $50 billion. that includes economic losses, property damage and lost business. 90 people are known to have died in the storm. that number could go up. 4.5million people in 12 states are still without power tonight. cbs 5 reporter sharon chin has more now. >> reporter: some of the subway lines are rolling again. many people are finding recovery slow. they're out of gas, out of food, and out of patience. tensions flair on the road to new york city. traffic jams and gas lines stretched for miles in a commute of chaos. >> get in front of me. >> reporter: some stations ran out of fuel or power for pumps. triple a says only a third of the stations are open in new jersey and long island. some bridges opened up but police are enforcing a three person car pool to ease congestion. and more lines swell for buses, food and water. >> they're slowly trying to recover. >> reporter: millions of people in 11 states are spending their fourth night in
storm sandy. here's the latest. 110 deaths are now blamed on that storm. and that number is expected to rise as more bodies are found in destroyed homes. just over 3 million people are without power and that is down from more than 8 million during the height of the storm. and more than 47,000 runners have been told this weekend's new york marathon has been canceled. >>> among the hardest hit area is staten island new york. the body of two people strapped by a 13-foot surge of water were found today. one was hanging out a window. a few hours before, one woman escaped with her three children. >> it hurts. i mean i cried for a few days, but there is nothing left to do. there is no more water in my body to cry. everything is gone and i'm accepting it now. >> reporter: today they went door to door to deliver water and food. most of the 470,000 people who live in this area are without power, unable to see news that help is on the way. >> the power is expected to go on for 160,000 homes and businesses in parts of new york city tonight. it is new to the people living in the blackout areas of
them after hurricane sandy. biden toured seaside heights including the boardwalk. biden is the latest white house official to visit new jersey since sandy. president obama visited friday. new jersey and new york were hit the hardest by hurricane sandy. >>> president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton arrived in myanmar a short time ago also known as burma. mr. obama says this trip is not an endorsement of the government there but an acknowledgement of the process the country has made moving towards democracy after decades of military rule. he will speak later to university students. >>> the bay area marks a grim anniversary today. on november 18th, 1978 four were killed at the jones people's temple in guyana. the killings were followed by a mass murder and suicide by 912 temple members. today as they have every year since the tragedy, family members of the victims attended a memorial service in oakland. as we'll mary, they were there not only to remember -- hear, they were there not only to remember but to protest. ♪ the heartache they bring ♪ >> reporter: this memorial
. >>> the biggest problem right now on the east coast in the wake of superstore in sandy, fuel shortages. take as a private gasoline but it has been rationed from new york or new jersey. >>> and, and businesses. we are in staten island, new york were volunteers pitched in to help clean up. >>> one of the hardest hit areas here and you can see piles of debris. all day long volunteers were helping to clear out old was left of peoples homes. >> people in staten island were picking through debris to salvage anything they can including family voters. >>> to find something that might bring someone happiness, including denise kelly's home. >>> flood waters rose as high as a kitchen cabinet. >> the cleanup efforts on staten island will resume sunday morning. once darkness falls people leave the streets. there is a shortage of gas because of the power of generators. >> we have been out of powers over four days and it will come back anytime soon. >> over the river they are rationing gas. >> it with these lines and wait times and create a less stressful situation for all those involved. >> many are witho
the situation. >> reporter: also dampening the forecast is superstorm sandy. nearly 5 million households will have to curb spending this year. retailers are going all many. already aweing discounts. and like last year some stores will start opening on thanksgiving at midnight. with walmart, target, sears and toys r us opening even earlier in a fierce competition to get the very first shoppers. >> retailers know after many black fridays that typically the place where the person shops first is the place where they spend the most money. >> reporter: last year a quarter of all black friday shoppers were in the stores by midnight. >> get ready to see lots of people on the roads this thanksgiving. there's expected to be a slight increase in holiday travelers in the bay area and throughout the state. triple a predicts more than 5.4 million californians plan to travel 50 miles or more for the weekend. sfo and san jose airport expect to see more travelers this year. >>> stuffing, mashed potatoes, turkey, a whole bunch of calories. so why not go for a run before you eat it all? for the first time
in a few minutes. >> all right, thanks, paul. >>> and still in recovery mode from sandy. the east coast braces for another storm. >>> i just don't understand it. it does not make sense. >> how a bay area woman ended up paying thousands after selling her car and how you can prevent yourself from falling into the same tram businesses in new york and w jersey remain without power tonight. it's the >>> 1.5 million homes and businesses in new york and new jersey still without power tonight. it is the eighth night since they hammered the east coast, killing at least 119 people. people are struggling with so much loss and biting cold right now. and now the threat of yet another storm is on the way. we're on staten island with a report for you. >> reporter: the furniture is now firewood on staten island where many residence are bracing for another night without power or heat. >> it's very cold and they need to keep warm somehow. i'm glad that they are not coming to put the fire out. >> reporter: and they could be in for more cold nights. another night began their march up the east coast on mond
east. >> three weeks after hurricane sandy struck. frustrations are growing for people there. people in new jersey and new york without power. meanwhile, paramedics across this section of new york city checking on the elderly. they are checking on anyone who might need help. people in the areas they help has been slow in coming. >> this has only been maybe a week and a half of freshwater. for the first five or six days, no one was there. >> new york city officials have reported at least two elderly people have died in buildings without power. >>> it's been two years in the making. dozens helped break ground for a vietnam war memorial in san jose. the monument will be called sons of san jose. it's a 5-acre area of water leak but -- what would a river park. more than 140 residents died or went missing in the vietnam war. a memorial in san jose means people don't have to go to washington dc to pay their respects to the fallen. the project is expected to be complete in about 10 weeks. >>> in honor of veterans day, a special tribute for neil armstrong aboard the uss hornet. the retired ai
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